Project Associate II (PA-II)


Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Research Associate

₹35k+ (monthly)

Full time



May 22

Job Post: Project Associate II (PA-II)


CSIR-NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH INSTITUTE (NEERI) is inviting eligible and interested candidates to apply for the position of Project Associate II (PA-II) under the GAP-2835 DST: Centre of Excellence for Climate Change Research. The position is purely temporary and will be based at CSIR-NEERI, Nehru Marg, Nagpur. The last date for submission of online applications is 02 June 2023. The selection process will involve an online interview through MS Team or other video conferencing tools.

Designation: Project Associate II (PA-II)

Subject Area: Atmospheric Meteorology and Emission Data Science

Location: CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur (440020)


  • Master's degree in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology/Mathematics/Environmental Science/Geoinformatics/Remote Sensing & GIS, or related fields.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in R&D in Research Institutes, Academic Institutes, or Industry.
  • Knowledge and expertise in climate change, air pollution meteorology, emission data collection, satellite-based remote sensing data handling and interpretation, micro-climatic prediction using numerical models.
  • Familiarity with working in GRADS or GIS platforms (ATGIS or QGIS) or MATLAB will be an added advantage.

Job Description:

  • Conduct research in the field of atmospheric meteorology and emission data science.
  • Collect and analyze emission data, satellite-based remote sensing data, and other relevant environmental sensing data.
  • Interpret data and perform micro-climatic prediction using suitable numerical models.
  • Collaborate with research teams and contribute to the ongoing research projects related to climate change.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and scientific papers based on research findings.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in the field and participate in workshops and conferences.

Salary: Monthly Emoluments of Rs. 35,000/- + HRA

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications online. To apply, please visit [insert application link].

Last Date for Apply: 02 June 2023

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified for the online interview. The date of the interview will be communicated separately through email. Candidates should ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria before applying.

For any further queries, please contact [insert contact information].

Important Note:

  • All project staff positions are on a contract basis and will be co-terminus with the project, with a maximum duration of five years.
  • The upper age limit will be calculated as of the last date of receipt of applications.
  • Candidates are not required to pay any application fees.
  • Result awaited/Final semester appeared or Ph.D. submitted candidates are not eligible to apply for positions with mandatory minimum essential qualification requirements.
  • Experience, where required, will be counted from the date after acquiring the minimum educational qualification.
  • The engagement of project staff may be terminated at any time without assigning any reasons, subject to a one-month notice or payment in lieu thereof.
  • The selected candidates will be expected to join within the time frame mentioned in the offer letter.
  • CSIR-NEERI reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the offer of engagement in case of any discrepancy found in the candidature of any empaneled candidate at any stage.
  • Accommodation arrangements during the tenure of the project will be the responsibility of the project staff. However, House Rent Allowance (HRA) will be admissible as per applicable rules.

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